VACANT SEAT DISTRICT TWO
The City of Palm Coast would like to invite you to consider taking on a more dynamic leadership role in your City government. You have already shown your genuine support for Palm Coast, via Board/Committee or Citizens Academy participation. With the resignation of Council Member Jack D. Howell, the City Council is now accepting applications to fill Mr. Howell’s District 2 vacant Council seat for August 2020 through November 17, 2020. This is a limited appointment.
Qualifications are as follows:
- Applicants must be registered voters of Flagler County and qualified electors of the City of Palm Coast who reside within District 2 and maintain a residency within the District for at least 45 weeks of each year.
- Applicants must be available to attend regular City Council meetings on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 p.m. and the third Tuesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. They also must be available on the second Tuesday of the month at 9:00 a.m. for City Council Workshops.
If you are interested in making a difference for your fellow citizens and applying for
City Council, please send a letter of interest and your resume to Virginia Smith, City Clerk, no
later than July 24 at noon. You may email your application or you may send it by mail or fax.
Please consider this opportunity to serve your community further by applying for the
open City Council seat. I look forward to hearing from you.
Virginia Smith, MMC, CP
Running For Public Office
Candidates for City Council must be a qualified elector of the City of Palm Coast and must reside within the City of Palm Coast for at least 45 weeks in each year. Candidates must reside within the District they are running for.
Candidate handbooks are available through the City Clerk's office. This handbook will outline everything a person must do and know about becoming a candidate.
To qualify to run, a candidate for a district seat must...
Submit a petition supporting his or her candidacy to the City Clerk containing the signatures of at least 1% of the electorate residing within the district (as delineated from the previous decennial census)
Pay a qualifying fee of 10% of the salary of the office he/she seeks-$960.
Prior to announcing his/her candidacy, collecting campaign contributions and/or petitions, a resident must submit executed DS DE 9 and DS DE 84 forms with the City Clerk’s office. Once the City Clerk has received these forms, the candidate can open a Campaign Bank Account and begin campaigning.
The next City Election is 2020 for the following seats:
- District 1
- District 3
Supervisor of Elections
Palm Coast, FL 32164